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View From the Dome: Conference Committee Named to Resolve Remaining CARES Act Funding for Local Governments, Colleges, Nonprofits

By |2020-09-21T01:10:00-04:00September 18th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia to begin a special two-week legislative session. The Senate passed its version of the FY20-21 state [...]

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SCACPA Commends BOA for Addressing Modification of Livestream CPE Rules and Hardship Requests (Updated Sept. 11)

By |2020-09-14T12:57:41-04:00September 14th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology, Why CPA|

UPDATE: The South Carolina Board of Accountancy has released its announcement on this development. It is re-printed at the bottom of this post. The BOA's announcement includes a reminder [...]

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View From the Dome: Senate Finance Committee Passes Version of FY20-21 Budget, OKs $420M from CARES Act for Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund

By |2020-09-11T16:22:58-04:00September 11th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax, Technology|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 The Senate Finance Committee passed its version of the FY20-21 state budget and authorization for the remaining CARES Act funds. The [...]

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View From the Dome: Latest BEA Projection is $775M in One-Time Surplus Revenue

By |2020-09-04T12:47:08-04:00September 4th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 The Senate returned to session Wednesday to address voting laws and began committee hearings on the state budget. The Attorney General announced [...]

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SCACPA Joins AICPA, COST in Urging Congressional Support for State Tax Filing Relief for Remote Workers

By |2020-08-31T19:01:17-04:00August 31st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Tax|

SCACPA has joined more than 120 employers and organizations across the nation in signing a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to support state tax filing and withholding relief [...]

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View From the Dome: Comptroller’s Office Announces $350M Surplus for FY 2019-20

By |2020-08-28T18:02:36-04:00August 28th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster announced that the state of South Carolina submitted its grant application for FEMA's Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program. The [...]

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DOR Announces Extended Tax Relief for Nexus and Income Tax Withholding Requirements Through Dec. 31, 2020

By |2020-08-26T17:37:51-04:00August 26th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

The South Carolina Department of Revenue on Thursday, Aug. 26, released SC Information Letter #20-24, which extends until Dec. 31, 2020, temporary tax relief to employers with workers temporarily [...]

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View From the Dome: Gov. McMaster Urges Cabinet Agencies to Maintain Funding Levels from Continuing Resolution For Now

By |2020-08-21T14:17:11-04:00August 21st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 The Senate announced plans to return to session in September. Among the considerations are changes to state election laws that could allow [...]

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Here are Resources to Discuss the Payroll Tax Deferral Executive Action

By |2020-08-19T14:09:16-04:00August 19th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

SCACPA and the AICPA are offering resource concerning the recent Executive Action on Payroll Tax Deferral. The executive action has raised many questions, and specific guidance and clarity are [...]

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View From the Dome: Joint Bond Review Committee Approves Highway Projects, Seeks More Funds for Rural Broadband

By |2020-08-14T18:11:13-04:00August 14th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 Plans are finalized for public schools to begin opening starting next week. The Senate Re-Open SC Committee met again. Democrats flipped a [...]

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View From the Dome: Legislative Committees Discuss Regulatory Relief, Broadband Access and Testing Efforts

By |2020-08-10T13:04:34-04:00August 7th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 All remaining businesses that closed as the Coronavirus began spreading across South Carolina began to reopen this week. Legislative committees met to [...]

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View From the Dome: Board of Economic Advisors Anticipates SC’s 2019-20 Surplus as $220M

By |2020-08-03T13:50:39-04:00July 31st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, July 31, 2020 Gov. Henry McMaster issued a new Executive Order on Thursday allowing all remaining businesses that closed as the coronavirus began spreading across [...]

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SCACPA Legislative Update: Congress Requires Recommendations from CPAs for Next Phase of COVID-19 Relief Legislation

By |2020-07-21T16:32:45-04:00July 21st, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax, Technology|

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have returned to Washington, DC, for the first time since June. Leadership from both chambers are in deep discussion about a path forward [...]

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Should My Firm File Protective Claims in Advance of the Supreme Court Decision on ACA?

By |2020-07-14T14:37:12-04:00July 14th, 2020|Advocate, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Public Relations|

This Q&A from SCACPA and the AICPA can help your firm’s decision-making. In March of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case that challenges [...]

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View From the Dome: accelerateED Task Force Offers its Guidance for 2020-21 School Year

By |2020-07-10T16:46:48-04:00July 10th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, July 10, 2020 Two legislative committees met this week to receive briefings on re-opening public schools in the fall and the effects of COVID-19 on [...]

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SCDOR Releases 2020 Tax Legislative Update

By |2020-07-09T20:37:21-04:00July 9th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Tax|

The SCDOR’s Information Letter 20-19 is a six-page summary of significant changes in South Carolina’s tax and regulatory laws enacted as of May 2020. It was released Thursday, July [...]

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DOR Extends Tax Relief Until Oct. 15 for Persons, Businesses Affected by April’s Severe Weather

By |2020-06-29T22:16:52-04:00June 29th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Partners, Regulatory, Tax|

The SCDOR and IRS are offering tax relief for victims of the April 2020 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that impacted nine South Carolina counties, it was announced Friday, June [...]

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View From the Dome: $1.2B in Federal CARES Act Funding is Authorized

By |2020-06-26T13:35:36-04:00June 26th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 26, 2020 The General Assembly returned to Columbia and adopted a plan to appropriate the federal CARES Act funds. Results have been tabulated for [...]

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View From the Dome: Senate Finance Committee’s Plan for CARES Act Funds Includes $500M for Unemployment Trust Fund

By |2020-06-19T16:07:11-04:00June 19th, 2020|Advocate, Blogs, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 19, 2020 The Senate Finance Committee met and adopted a plan to appropriate the federal CARES Act funds. House and Senate committees met to [...]

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View From the Dome: Gov. McMaster Recommends Disbursal of $1.9B Coronavirus Relief Fund in Two Phases

By |2020-06-17T17:14:49-04:00June 12th, 2020|Advocate, Auditing & Accounting, Blogs, Business & Industry, COVID-19, Featured, Governmental, Legislative/Advocacy, Membership Page Controls, Regulatory, Tax|

By Copper Dome Strategies Friday, June 12, 2020 Primary elections occurred this past Tuesday. Gov. Henry McMaster provided his recommendations to the General Assembly this week for the expenditure [...]

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